2019 Music Competition Finals

Posted on: March, 29th Mar 2019

In Category: Music News, Senior School News, Sixth Form News, Woodbridge News, Woodbridgian Weekly

This was a truly
marvellous culmination of an astonishing fortnight of music making.

The individual
competition, in its new guise, was a fantastic success: musicians excelling;
extraordinary variety; and the full panoply of instruments on display, from drum
kit to voice via woodwind, brass, keyboard, percussion and

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Year 9 Salters’ Chemistry Challenge at Cambridge

Posted on: March, 29th Mar 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News, Woodbridgian Weekly

Last
Tuesday I and three others went on an exciting chemistry trip to Cambridge.
Here, alongside many other schools in the region, we took part in a series of
practical experiments and produced a sample of the drug Paracetamol. The sample
was then tested for purity using a variety of techniques including Thin Layer

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4.48 Psychosis Review

Posted on: March, 29th Mar 2019

In Category: Sixth Form News, Woodbridge News, Woodbridgian Weekly

The competing voices within a psychotic mind were brought
into stark relief by this year’s A level drama students.  Sarah Kane’s personal descent into oblivion
was presaged in her own writing, and the staging of such an inner tragedy is
not to be undertaken lightly.  Indeed,
there was little of brightness in this harrowing

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Lent Showcase Concert

Posted on: March, 27th Mar 2019

In Category: Music News, Senior School News, Woodbridge News, Woodbridgian Weekly

I
arrived at 7:29pm… too late, it transpired, for the welcoming jazz quartet!!
But they sounded great from the path outside…

And
just as they had played with charm, pace, zest and variety, so did all their
peers throughout an enthralling and richly entertaining two hours thereafter.

A
showcase is many things: a chance to demonstrate

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Woodbridge U12 A v Ipswich School A – Monday 25th March

Posted on: March, 26th Mar 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Sport News, Woodbridge News, Woodbridgian Weekly

This
was the final match of the season and the league decider. Ipswich School had
won the South Suffolk Tournament so we were particularly motivated.

The
girls started very well. With a slight change to our usual formation with
Georgie at GD and Nancy at C we held Ipswich well for the first half of the

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Art Exhibition: Lucy-May Turner

Posted on: March, 25th Mar 2019

In Category: OW News, OW News, Woodbridge News

Returning to the school next month is OW Lucy-May Turner.
Lucy-May is a second year Fine Art student at York St John University, and she
is venturing back on 25 April to showcase her very first solo exhibition.

The last two years have seen Lucy-May experiment with
materials and techniques to find herself as an

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Mozart’s Requiem – The St Edmundsbury Concert

Posted on: March, 25th Mar 2019

In Category: Music News, Senior School News, Sixth Form News, Woodbridge News, Woodbridgian Weekly

It was marvellous!  

Friday’s concert in St Edmundsbury Cathedral was as magnificent as
the setting.

Beethoven – the first symphony – composed by a young man…
conducted by a younger one!  Lewis – here he stood as a Year 13, yet
he had the poise of a past

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Wisbech 7s – Match Report

Posted on: March, 25th Mar 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Sport News, Woodbridge News, Woodbridgian Weekly

Haydn reports: On 17 March, a team of 11 Woodbridge boys travelled to Wisbech Grammar School and competed in a total of five games. Our first game was against Ipswich School, who went on to win the tournament.  From the start, we unfortunately played with a more relaxed attitude which led to Ipswich scoring several

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U13A Netball

Posted on: March, 25th Mar 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Sport News, Woodbridge News, Woodbridgian Weekly

The run in to the finish for the league is proving
exciting for the U13A team!

Against Ipswich High things could hardly have been
closer: it was always going to go to the wire and we knew we had to win to give
ourselves a chance in winning the

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Woodbridge Leavers Beat The Staff by 4 – 3.

Posted on: March, 25th Mar 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Sixth Form News, Sport News, Woodbridge News, Woodbridgian Weekly

The annual
Staff vs Leavers football match is always an eagerly awaited contest and the
large crowd on Tollers were treated to a gladiatorial epic. The Leavers took an
early lead when Chisom outjumped everyone at a well delivered corner to
powerfully head home from close range; was a thrashing on the

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